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Pipeline 4 January 2021

Hotel Okura Vladivostok

Hotel Okura Vladivostok to Open in the Second Half of 2021

Scheduled for Second half of 2021 – 221 Rooms

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Follows announcement of new Okura hotel in Moscow, underlining the company's ambitious plans for the Russian market.

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., has announced it will open the Hotel Okura Vladivostok, the first Japanese-run hotel in the Russian Pacific port city, in the second half of 2021. Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd. and Joint Stock Company «Mnogofunkcionalnii Gostinichnii Kompleks «Zolotoi Rog» signed an agreement covering the operation of the new property on December 29, 2020.

Hotel Okura Vladivostok will be located near the Golden Bridge, a popular tourist attraction from which visitors can enjoy beautiful views of the Zolotoy Rog, a sheltered horn-shaped bay on the Sea of Japan, and the surrounding scenery. It will offer 221 guest rooms each about 40 square meters in size, including 31 suite rooms. There will be a restaurant serving Japanese cuisine featuring a sushi counter and private dining rooms, as well as a teppanyaki restaurant and an all-day dining restaurant. The hotel will additionally offer a large banquet hall, an executive lounge and spa facilities.

Vladivostok, an important commercial port on the Pacific Ocean, is just a 2.5 hour flight from Tokyo. With its exotic landscape, the city is famous for being Russia's gateway to Eurasia yet relatively close to Japan. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, it is a hub for railway, ocean and aviation traffic as well as the eastern starting point of the world-famous Trans-Siberian Railway.

Since August 2017, Japanese citizens have been able to visit the Russian coastal region that includes Vladivostok with just an electronic visa. As a result, the number of visitors from Japan rose to more than 20,000 in 2018, and in 2019, visitor numbers were on the rise with 1.7 times or 35,000 more visitors than in 2018. Vladivostok is an important city in the development of the Russian Far East, which President Putin has made a key element of the country's overall development. Following former Japanese Prime Minister Abe's sharing of his proposed plan for economic cooperation between Russia and Japan with Russia's President Putin in 2016, various business initiatives are underway in both countries.

Overview of Hotel Okura Vladivostok

  • Location: Korabelnaya Naberezhnaya 10, Vladivostok
  • Total floor space: around 39,000 square meters
  • Layout: 16 floors
  • Number of guest rooms: 221
  • Access: about 38km from Vladivostok International Airport; about 70 minutes by car or train.
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Okura

Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., founded in 1958 and headquartered in Tokyo, opened its flagship hotel, Hotel Okura Tokyo, in 1962. The company has extensive business operations in hospitality and related industries and manages Okura Hotels & Resorts, a network of 25 hotels with a total of 7,774 guest rooms in and outside Japan.
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Okura Nikko Hotels Management Co., Ltd.

Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd, operates three hotel groups: Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City. Founded in October 2015 to consolidate and strengthen its hotel management business, Okura Nikko Hotel Management aims to become the top Japan-based hotel operating company by developing an international portfolio of properties through hotel management contracts.
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